Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
CASE OF THE MONTH Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   Sun Exploration and Production Company v. Jackson, S.W.2d, 31 Tex. S. Ct. J. 604 (1988), is focused on whether there is an implied covenant in […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
CASE NOTE Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the case may be of significance to you.   The issue in Sun Exploration and Production Company v. Jackson, 33 Tex. S. Ct. J. 57 (Opinion dated October 25, 1989) was whether there exists in Texas […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Richard F. Brown   The following is not a legal opinion. You should consult your attorney if the-case may be of some significance to you.   Peko Oil USA v. Evans, 800 S.W.2d 572 (Tex. App.–Dallas 1990, writ den.), is another case in which the unsuccessful promoter of a deal sought to recover in quantum […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Richard F. Brown   Mission Resources, Inc. v. Garza Energy Trust [166 S.W.3d 301 (Tex. App. – Corpus Christi 2005, pet. filed)] imposes $10,000,000 in punitive damages in a case involving subsurface trespass, bad faith pooling, and breach of the implied covenants to develop and to protect against drainage. The case arose in South Texas […]